Assistant / Associate Professor - Neonatology

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Requisition Title: Assistant / Associate Professor - Neonatology - 1800416


Effective July 1, 2018 a full-time permanent faculty position for a Clinician Investigator or Clinician Scientist in the Division of Neonatology, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Department of Pediatrics is available at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, ON. SickKids is an academic health science centre dedicated to the care of children, discovery and innovations leading to the improvement in care and outcomes of neonates, infants and children.

SickKids NICU has 42 level 3-4 beds; we admit 700 to 800 outborn, critically ill infants annually, and we are the regional neonatal referral centre for Central East Ontario. We provide quaternary care to newborns with complex illnesses, surgical diagnosis and neonatal brain injury. SickKids directs the Acute Care Transport Services (ACTS) Team providing transport services for patients from 0-13 years of age. Together with two perinatal centers - Mount Sinai Hospital (MSH) and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SBHC), we comprise a collaborative team of 40 neonatologists with expertise in brain recovery and development, lung biology, nutritional research, and education. SickKids, MSH, and SBHC together with St. Michael's Hospital (level 2 NICU in the GTA) comprise the newly branded Toronto Center for Neonatal Health (TCNH), an affiliate of the University of Toronto.

The successful candidate should be recognized nationally/internationally for their expertise in neonatal research and clinical acumen in neonatology. A solid research portfolio in developmental lung biology or neurobiology is highly desired. The candidate must be able to work well with a multidisciplinary team and provide leadership for clinical research programs. For the appropriate candidate, the position may also include an administrative role(s): Director of Neonatal-Neurology Critical Care Programs, and Clinical Research at SickKids.

The successful candidate will be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Rank and salary ($240,000-$300,000) per annum will commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be eligible for a benefits package which includes medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, group insurance, pension plan, vision care, academic allowance and a relocation package and may be eligible for a one time signing bonus and/or mortgage assistance. All candidates must be able to function proficiently in English, must have completed subspecialty training in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and be eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or have comparable qualifications. Candidates must hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Interested individuals should submit their curriculum vitae and three references to Dr. Estelle Gauda, Head, Division of Neonatology, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8, Telephone (416) 813-8592, Facsimile (416) 813-5245, Email: [email protected] Visit our websites at or for additional information regarding the Department of Paediatrics see

The Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Job Field: Clinical
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Paediatrics
Hospital Affiliation: Hospital for Sick Children
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Feb 6, 2018
Job Closing: Mar 31, 2018 Open Until Filled





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Posted: 2/7/2018
Application Due: 4/1/2018
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